Φ-week shines a spotlight on epicentre of innovation at ESA 12 October 2018
Φ-week shines a spotlight on epicentre of innovation at ESA 12 October 2018 ESA is organising a Φ-week event at its Earth observation centre in Frascati, Italy from 12-16 November 2018. Focusing on New Space and especially its applications to Earth observation (EO) the week will review latest developments in New Spa...
Public competition to sharpen views from Proba-V minisatellite12 October 2018 ESA is challenging ‘citizen scientists’ to apply the latest AI and image processing techniques to upscale images acquired by the Earth-watching Proba-V minisatellite.
SMOS offers new perspective on hurricanes25 September 2018
SMOS offers new perspective on hurricanes25 September 2018 With recent stories in the news about the devastation brought by hurricanes and typhoons to the US and Asia, we are reminded of how important it is to predict the paths of these mighty storms and also learn more about how they develop. Many satellites...
Spotlight on sea-level rise25 September 2018
Spotlight on sea-level rise25 September 2018 Scientists are gathering in the Azores this week to share findings on how satellite has revealed changes in the height of the sea, ice, inland bodies of water and more. Of concern to all is the fact that global sea level has not only been rising stead...
Satellites safeguard Europe’s potato industry25 September 2018
Satellites safeguard Europe’s potato industry25 September 2018 The drought that swept through Europe this year has hit European farmers hard. Sustained high temperatures and the lack of rain have badly affected the agrofood industry, including the important potato sector.
Urban planning app takes top prize at Space App Camp24 September 2018
Urban planning app takes top prize at Space App Camp24 September 2018 An app that uses satellite imagery to assist urban planners scooped the top prize of €2500 at this year’s Space App Camp at ESA’s Earth observation centre in Frascati, Italy.